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Windows 7: More on IE9 by Ed Bott

10 Feb 2011   #1
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
More on IE9 by Ed Bott

With Internet Explorer 9, Microsoft gets to show off some of its best work to an audience that is increasingly indifferent and hard to please, and in some cases downright hostile and dismissive. It is not an enviable task.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Feb 2011   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64

Good read, learned a few things about IE9 that I didn't know.

Thanks for the link.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Feb 2011   #3

Windows 8 Professional x64

Thanks for sharing
My System SpecsSystem Spec

12 Feb 2011   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate (SP1)

Great review!!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Feb 2011   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

Good read, the article asks the question
But is that enough to preserve its shrinking lead in an increasingly competitive field of browsers?
Probably among users who use the Windows 7 operating system.
Problem for Microsoft is that Internet Explorers share on Windows XP is shrinking & that will only accelerate as Internet Explorer 8 finds itself competing against rapidly improving modern browsers.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Feb 2011   #6
Kliton x64

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Thank You!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Feb 2011   #7


Very thorough, well thought out review. I appreciated the detailed description of many of the new features I wasn't aware of, particularly in the Safety section.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Feb 2011   #8
Joan Archer

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 32 bit/Windows 10 64bit

Very good read, didn't manage to read it thoroughly but will keep going back to catch up, thanks for the link Wolfgang.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Feb 2011   #9

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

I've just started using the RC. It's ok. In fact it's fine enough.
Ed Bott asks "Can it convince defectors to end their experiments with Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox and return to the fold?"
Sorry Ed but, well, no.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Feb 2011   #10


I hope that the so called 'defectors' don't return to the IE fold, if only because Microsoft needs competition to encourage their developers to rise to the highest level, in order to keep their customers and compete with the competition. I shudder to think what kind of mediocre technology we would get from Microsoft (and many other technology companies) if they had a monopoly on their products and didn't have to do anything to keep their customers. I think we all benfit from competition.
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